Jul 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> the queen of soul told cnn in an e-mail that she is a longtime fan of ""american idol" and is interested in coming on as a judge. jennifer lopez and steven tyler will not be coming back next season. fox has not replied to aretha franklin's e-mail. >> i think they need her on "american idol. >> and who does not love the queen of soul? >> exactly. we have more to come in the next hour. >> coming up, keeping an eye on metro's morning commute. what the agency is doing as a precaution, following [ male announcer ] we got a real mom and the family car to do an experiment. we put a week of her family's smelly stuff all in at once to prove that febreze car vent clips could eliminate the odor. then we brought her family to our test facility to see if it worked. [ woman ] take a deep breath ll me what you smell. something fresh. a beach. a clean house. my new car. [ woman ] go ahead and take your blindfolds off. oh!! hahahaha!!! look at all this garbage!!! [ male announcer ] febreze car. eliminates odors for ntinuous freshness so you can breathe happy.